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Hotel El Convento

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Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

The El Convento is well situated, and beautifully decorated with art and antiques all along the corridors and the courtyard in the centre. We had a great stay in clean, airy rooms. The staff were very helpful. The only thing is the food for the complimentary breakfast buffet was fairly plain, and not hot. Granted we came near the end...

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank for sharing such great feedback with us. Thank you for your valuable comments and feedback. We have shared them with our staff to best understand what happened in the breakfast, Heartfelt hospitality and attentiveness are the signature qualities of our team so we will take your feedback in a very positive way. On behalf of our staff...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 January 2015

My husband and I spent two nights at Hotel El Convento and were very happy with it. We had a suite so there was plenty of space. We had French doors opening onto the front lawn, and though we were right on the street we were never bothered by noise. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom was a decent...

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for visiting us and stay with us during your trip to Leon, we apologize for the inconvenience, but thank you for making the comment as this helps us find areas of opportunity in which we can improve. I hope you visit us soon.

Skien Norway
Reviewed 15 January 2015

This is a lovely place to stay. In the middle of colonial Leon close to whatever you need or wish to see and do. We will rate this as a boutique hotel or almost a small museum. Large rooms with good a/c. Clean. Very nice breakfast. This is obvious the place to stay when in Leon.

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank for sharing such feedback with us. It makes me so happy and proud to read of your experience here at our property and thank you for recommending us as a great place to stay! We hope you visit us soon

Cagliari
Reviewed 14 January 2015

This is an amazing hotel, in a lovely building with a great garden. Rooms are nice and spacious, common areas are charming to say the least. Breakfast is served in the patio, overlooking the gorgeous park. There is a small pool although it almost is a mission to get towerls, and free wifi. Breakfast is a buffet. Rooms facing the...

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. We value every guest's feedback and opinion and your response will help us continue to fulfill our commitment to provide excellent customer service and superior guest experience. On behalf of our staff thank you for choosing us.

Boston
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The setting for this hotel which used to be a convent (as the name suggests) is lovely with a pretty garden and antiques filling the common area. The rooms are nice and comfortable but the bathrooms need to be updated.

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

We are ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed all the amenities we provided. Please let us know the next time you will be back in Hotel El Convento. We would love to have you stay with us again!

New York
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This is a very charming property with a restful aura. There were antique furniture and objects tastefully placed throughout the hotel. Our room, #32 was particularly large and well appointed. The service was attentive and helpful.Wifi in the room was included. Breakfast was adequate and situated overlooking a beautiful and tranquil courtyard. We would book again.

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate your comments. We hope we can attend you in your next visit. We hope you visit us soon.

Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 3 January 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night. As a Nicaraguan I always wanted to stay here. It is a very romantic hotel. The rooms are nice, and the gardens are beautiful. I loved the breakfast as well. Very nice!

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Gabyhm27 Thank you for your feedback, is very important to us. We are very happy to learn you enjoyed. Please let us know next time you will be visiting, we would love to welcome you back again.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 January 2015

At first I was very interested in the hotel's history and gorgeous courtyard. However, the restaurant was why we were there and it was nothing more than disappointing. I'm not sure if they are trying to impress, but their food selection was not impressive. We ordered appetizers that were described as a cheese plate, but came out with really hard...

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Surroundings and common areas are outstanding but the small niceties are missing. For example .. There are not enough staff around so if you sit in the lounge area waiting for a drink you need to go in search of a waiter. The breakfast buffet is average and could be so much better. Whilst we were there there were two...

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Robert D, Thank you for your review, all of our guest’s feedback is very important to us. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to review our property. We are completely saddened to learn that we have not met your expectation; we sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you experienced and know that this is definitely not up to our...

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2014

The beautifully restored 16th century Leon convent, the central garden courtyard and fountain, the bougainville that harbors birds, the palms that capture breezes and made the dining area cool and quiet were just the first impressions. The staff were solicitous and non hovering. 

On the next corner, a world class art museum, nearby many historic churches and restaurants but they...

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Hotel El C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel El Convento, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we really appreciate all of our guest’s reviews as it gives a chance to improve. It is important for us to learn about our guest’s experiences. We are very glad to learn you enjoyed . However we are saddened you learn we missed the chance to satisfy you on other aspects. We do...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel El Convento is located at the heart of the city of Leon, Nicaragua, on the site of the former San Francisco Convent. Its colonial buildings and lush gardens offer a unique atmosphere which will make your stay a very pleasant experience.The hotel offers comfortable guest rooms, conference and banqueting facilities, a cafeteria and a gourmet restaurant which is considered by many to be one of the best in Nicaragua.Whether you are visiting Leon for business or pleasure, Hotel El Convento should be your first choice! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Convento

Address: Two Blocks West From Parque Central | Next to San Francisco`S Church, Leon, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $158 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel El Convento 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
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“all rooms are of equal quality; I prefer not to be located in the front of the hotel near the entrance”
 of 5 bubbles CowboyJosh, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“"Interior", non-street-side rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles AlyssaM521, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Habitaciones frente al jardín son tranquilas”
 of 5 bubbles Testimonials_Tours, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My room had 2 double beds, and I was alone, so it felt very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 392russw, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room towards the interior yard.”
 of 5 bubbles casskamon, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
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